El Griton

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#16 of 542 places to eat in Gainesville
Open now 10:00 - 21:00
Mexican, Vegetarian options
$$$$ Average price: up to $10
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415 Atlanta Hwy
Gainesville, Georgia, USA
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Mexican cuisine is recommended to taste at this restaurant. It's time to try mouthwatering chips and guacamole, enchiladas verdes and salsa & chips. Order good margaritas.

El Griton is well known for its great service and friendly staff, that is always ready to help you. Prices here are reported to be average. The nice atmosphere is what this place is about. The overall score is 4.5 on TripAdvisor.

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What an incredible find. We recently moved to the Gainesville area and asked some friends to go out to dinner with us and asked them if they knew of a good, clean, authentic Mexican restaurant and they assured us that El Griton fit the bill. We were definitely not disappointed. While not in the best part of town, the restaurant was incredibly clean and well laid out. Now, the menu.  It has everything you could ever want at a Mexican restaurant and while the menu was excellent, the appetizers were superb. Crisp and tasty chips, salsa and guacamole. The food was just soooo delicious, I didn't want to leave. The owner is a hoot, played his guitar for us and made the evening quite enjoyable.  Well worth a visit and I can't wait to go.
If nothing else go for the homemade tortilla chips and salsa. No go for everything they have on the menu. Some if the best food I've ever eaten and the staff is super friendly. Lots of choices to choose from.
Far and away, my favorite Mexican restaurant in the Gainesville area. Maybe even my favorite restaurant period. Their chips are the best tortilla chips I've ever had and the rest of their food is fantastic as well. The staff is so friendly and kind. If you have a birthday, you have to come here! You know how some restaurants come out and sing an unenthusiastic rendition of Happy Birthday and you think, "That was it?" Not here. Gustavo plugs in a speaker, grabs his guitar off the wall, and proceeds to launch into a several minute rendition (in both Spanish and English) of Happy Birthday. This finishes with his son coming out of the kitchen to blow a conch shell, because why not? Seriously, you have got to try it out.
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415 Atlanta Hwy, Gainesville, Georgia, USA
Takeaway Parking TV Wheelchair accessible Сredit cards accepted No delivery Outdoor seating
Opening hours
SundaySun 10:00-21:00
MondayMon 10:00-21:00
TuesdayTue 10:00-21:00
WednesdayWed Closed
ThursdayThu 10:00-21:00
FridayFri 10:00-21:00
SaturdaySat 10:00-21:00
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